[PlanetCCRMA] Lacie Firewire drive on Planet CCRMA

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Oct 18 12:31:00 2004

On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 12:17, Aaron Heller wrote:
> I've found that a couple of my firewire drives need an "extra nudge" to get
> recognized.  One is an iomega and the other is an Ikebana that Fry's had on
> sale at one point.  Seagate and Maxtor drives work fine.  
> Here's a script that I found that causes the problem drives to be
> recognized.   I haven't tried it on FC1 or 2, but it looks pretty generic.
> I put it at
>   http://www.ai.sri.com/ajh/rescan-scsi-bus.sh.txt
> (I stuck .txt on the end, so your browser doesn't try to run it)
> Here's another firewire-ish question...  One of my machines (running CCRMA
> RH9) has a TB raid array and multiple FW drives which are used to backup
> the raid.  These appear as /dev/sd*, however the assignment of a given
> drive to a particular /dev/sd device varies from boot to boot.  Is there
> anyway to force the assignment to be the same from boot to boot?

Not that I know of. You could add labels to them (e2label, part of
e2fsprogs) and mount by label. 

-- Fernando